Kigu compacts 1950s muscial powder box


We have run out of stock for this item.

A delightful 1950s Kigu 'Minuette' made in Kigu's heyday. It is very beautiful with embossed flowers & ribbons. Each flower has a faux (paste) sapphire or ruby set atop. The background lid decoration is gilt guilloche engraving. The interior all gilt jeweller's /jeweler's finish & signed 'KIGU' within the registered triangular trademark & the word 'Minuette' inscribed too. Turn the key clockwise & this musical powder box plays The Blue Danube well. Just delightful! The original 'Dorothy' bag & unused sifter are present. The whole musical powder box is in super condition. The beveled mirror gives a good & accurate reflection & it still has the mirror sticker in place. The mirror sticker reads as follows -'THORSENS SWISS MADE Blue Danube'. The edges are scalloped and the base is signed 'KIGU MADE IN ENGLAND'.

This 1950s Kigu ' Minuette' measures 31/4" & weighs 115.8 grams.

Click here to see all items.

When you shop with us we include free worldwide tracked and insured shipping with next day dispatch, as well as a free luxury gift box & handmade gift tag as standard with your order.

All purchases are shipped with an extensive illustrated historical fact pack & collector's information guide.

For UK orders we can guarantee next day delivery. Our US & Australian customers are receiving their purchases within ten days, with all other countries receiving items faster than this. European orders are reaching their destinations within five days.

Have you considered layaway? With a small deposit you will secure the item until you are ready to pay in full.

We also provide a free personal shopper service. If you are too busy to browse let us know your requirements and price range and we will personally select the finest variety of our stock to suit your specifications.

If you buy three or more listings, you will get a 10% discount off your entire order.

Each purchase will be shipped in a beautifully decorated gift box - If you would like us to print a message for your gift tag just ask.

We are also willing to offer customers advice on how specialists keep antiques in superb condition as to avoid damaging them.

As experienced collectors we are uniquely placed to give you the history behind your purchase.

Alternatively you may reserve an item and send a check / cheque to us.

Please contact us for reservations or to discuss layaway options. We ship within 24 hours of cleared payment. We use tracked, insured priority shipping & have supplied fine collectibles to many hundreds of delighted customers all over the world.

If you need any advice please feel free to contact us:


Call: 0789 6616374

International callers:  +44 789 6616374